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Gallagher Names Girl Scouts River Valleys a Best-in-Class


Award Recognizes Girl Scouts River Valleys for Promoting Employee and Organizational Wellbeing

Girl Scouts River Valleys has been named a Best-in-Class Employer, recognized for providing innovative solutions for creating organizational structures, workplace policies and total rewards, that include, engage, and motivate its employees. We scored in the top quartile of midsize employers who participated in Gallagher’s 2021 Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey.

“Girl Scouts River Valleys is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, access, and racial justice. We know that delivering on our mission requires employees who are supported in their physical, emotional, career, and financial wellbeing. An inclusive and flexible workplace builds our organizational strength and resilience for today and tomorrow.” said Tish Bolger, CEO. 

A Best-in-Class organization, Girl Scouts River Valleys was assigned points based on their relative performance in:

  • Planning horizons for the benefits and compensation strategies
  • Extent of their wellbeing strategy
  • Turnover rate for full-time equivalents (FTEs)
  • Completion of a workforce engagement survey
  • Use of an HR technology strategy and its level of sophistication
  • Health plan premium increases or decreases at the most recent renewal
  • Use of a communication strategy

“Girl Scouts River Valleys takes a proactive and structured approach to planning, developing and implementing comprehensive benefits and HR programs,” said William F. Ziebell, CEO of Gallagher's Benefits & HR Consulting Division “In doing so, River Valleys is able to develop a winning formula to attract, reward and retain the right talent and position the company as a destination employer.”

About the Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis

Gallagher's Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis profiles statistically significant attributes of top-performing midsize (100-999 FTEs) and large employers (1,000 or more FTEs). Data from Gallagher’s 2021 Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey was interpreted to identify participants that excel in optimizing employee and organizational wellbeing. To learn more about the report and the qualifying criteria, download the Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis:

About Gallagher

Gallagher (NYSE:AJG), a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm, is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. The company has operations in 68 countries and offers client service capabilities in more than 150 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.

Helen Ng, Girl Scouts River Valleys Communications Manager
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